Monday, August 8, 2011

Buick LaCrosse [REVIEWS]

Redesigned from the ground, the Buick LaCrosse premium sedan 2010 made its world debut at the Auto Show in 2009 Detroit North American International on January 12, 2009. The Buick LaCrosse offers all-wheel drive, a series of intelligent technologies and advanced features of personal security, and a choice of two fuel-saving V-6 engines.

"The new Buick LaCrosse created a lot of attention to detail, craftsmanship and advanced technology," said Susan Docherty, Buick-Pontiac-GMC manager. "It builds on the success of your next step revival Buick Enclave. And as the Enclave, our goal is to get a buyer of our new LaCrosse Aura".

Sculpted design

Buick Legacy of advanced design such as the Y-Job concept, and the Roadmaster Riviera, has helped define the American automotive design in recent years, according to Ed Welburn, vice president of GM Global Design. Today, the Buick design is a product of a global team and resources. The creative collaboration between the designers of the United States and China, in collaboration with the Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC) and the chassis engineers and body in Europe, resulted in the first vehicle from General Motors that will be created in three continents.
"The new Buick LaCrosse is intended to represent the modern elegance," said Welburn. "The entire project, you will enjoy a balance of opposites. Both indoor and outdoor spaces are designed for harmony in mind. Externally Sale taut, sculpted lines of accents and sensual surfaces. Inside, chrome accents and smoked warm wood, a first class leather and materials, combined with a cold blue light creates a comfortable environment. "

The exterior design is faithful to the Buick Invicta concept unveiled at Auto Beijing 2008.

"It 'instantly recognizable as the Buick, with his signature" sweep spear into his body on the design, the lights inside the circular edge of the bonnet, and a waterfall grille, "said Welburn.

The luxurious interior experience

Inside, the two-tone interior is defined by fluid, unbroken theme design that wraps around the instrument and door panels. Attention to detail is evident throughout the interior, including the analog instrument panel, chrome offset by dark wood accents and contrast stitching thread and French on the dashboard.

Signature QuietTuning Buick - an engineering process to reduce, block and absorb noise within - provides an environment free of distractions for passengers.

Unexpected, a welcoming touch is ice blue lighting throughout the cabin away from the center console, dashboard and door panels.

Personal smart technology

A contemporary feel in the cabin includes a digital connectivity and personal technology offers a new Buick LaCrosse. It includes many features such as in-dash navigation, Bluetooth, auxiliary audio input and USB port. If the rear seat passengers, power windows rear sunshade, and a DVD entertainment system with two screens built into seat backs, is available.

LaCrosse Intelligent technologies are also working to provide a 360 degree field of vision at the wheel, to a greater sense of comfort, safety and security. It starts with the available head-up display on the windshield, allowing the driver to control the speed, keeping your eyes on the road. At night, lighting packages available adaptive headlight can direct the high intensity discharge bars 15 degrees to improve the illumination of the road and curves.
Buick LaCrosse has a blind side zone alert, which informs the operator if the vehicle in adjacent lanes traveling in the driver's blind spot. LaCrosse is available with rear view camera when the display screen is integrated into the navigation system.

Technology available for the Buick LaCrosse, more standard safety features suites that are designed to meet the criteria of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 20-star safety. Other highlights include front, side and roof curtain airbags, traction and StabiliTrak stability control system. Security of OnStar is also the first year of ownership.

Responsive performance

Buick LaCrosse rigid body structure provides the basis for accurate suspension calibration, safety and quiet ride. Buyers can choose from a powerful family, a direct-injection six-cylinder engines and fuel saving six-speed automatic transmission control tap-up/tap-down.

Direct injection into the Buick LaCrosse to create more power with less fuel and reduce vehicle emissions through improved combustion control - especially at cold start emissions are reduced by up to 25 percent.